I felt for sure that he could just continue his 'deer in the headlights' routine, and I would believe him. Just a happy politician caught in things beyond him. Happens all the time.
But, no, this nice article points out that he became a lawyer! Not that it means much with regard to anything technical, but it means something. I think he just wanted to shove everything under the carpet, like the previous administrations.
Now, he is engaging 'technical experts' across the country for a private review of the matter. Can you spell Toadie?